Helpful, Heartfelt & Some Humor, Too…My Ten Tips For Empty Nesting Adjusting


Last week my husband and I became official empty nesters.  23 years later and it is an adjustment. I am blessed.  My family and friends have checked on me with loving messages, texts, phone calls and some gifts, too.  They all want to know the same thing… HOW AM I ADJUSTING TO AN EMPTY NEST?  […]

Emptying The Nest With Our Daughter’s Bittersweet LA Launch College Move


Our nest became empty last weekend with our daughter’s bittersweet move away to college that I call Lexi’s LA Launch.  I haven’t blogged about my lastborn in a while.  Unlike many mom bloggers, I chose not to post anything about our Class of 2020 child the last few months.   Like many mom bloggers, we were […]

Lemi Shine Drawing Winner!


Thanks to everyone who entered our drawing for a chance to win a gift box with products from the Lemi Shine cleaning product line. Lemi Shine has become my new favorite cleaning brand. I especially like how lemon extract is used in the products to get things extra squeaky clean. So who is our winner […]

Lemi Shine Cleaning Line Shines…Plus A Giveaway Drawing


Manic:  My cleaning supply closet a few months ago.  The anxiety that Covid19 caused early on had me scrambling to stock up on home cleaning supplies.  Testing different cleaning lines has become one of my unexpected hobbies these last few months. Managed:  My cleaning supply closet today.  It is stocked and organized.  Finally.  I now have some […]

Wonderful White Wine Sangria! My Morning Show Recipe Demo


With everything else in life so out of whack…why not make my autumn sangria recipe now and call it summer sangria?  Cheers to that.  Watch the video below from my Your Life Arizona morning show segment.  I demonstrate this simple recipe for scrumptious sangria with an unexpected twist ingredient.  You will see what I mean […]